Funny to have a young one saying this since they are the ones who usually are unaware that time
is so fleeting. Actually, I think there is a gene in humans that basically causes us to ignore the
reality of time and eventual death because after all, what are we really going to do about it
Most people, in spite of Randy Rausch and his Last Lecture, in spite of all the repetition of the
cliche to live your life as if today is your last day, really don’t and don’t want to, live that way.
They want to live as they live for the most part. Of course I am talking about my world of middle
class America, not all people everywhere, though it might be true of them as well. I just can’t